On Monday July 20th 2020, at about 2:00pm, the Harrisburg Police were dispatched to the area of S 16th and Hunter Streets for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival officers located two shooting victims. The one victim was pronounced deceased at the scene, and the other was immediately transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. The victim that was transported to the hospital for treatment is expected to recover. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Harrisburg Police at 717-558-6900 and ask to speak to a city detective. Tips can also be submitted through the CRIMEWATCH website.
The deceased victim has been identified as Michael J. Thornton, 34 year old Harrisburg resident.